Ahu Ahu Road Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell WSW | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 16.9 °C
Ahu Ahu Road in Taranaki is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer.. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded
Overall Ahu Ahu Road Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December
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- The closest passenger airport to Ahu Ahu Road is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Ahu Ahu Road is Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand, 134 km (83 miles) away.
- Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 188 km (117 miles) away.
- Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand is 194 km (120 miles) away.
- Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Ahu Ahu Road and is 198 km (123 miles) away.
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